Mellanox Powers World’s First PetaScale Computing Environment

Massively Scalable Sun Constellation System Integrates Mellanox InfiniBand Adapter and Switch Silicon

INTERNATIONAL SUPERCOMPUTING CONFERENCE 2007, DRESDEN, GERMANY – JUNE 27, 2007 – Mellanox™ Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products,  today announced that the Company’s InfiniBand adapters and InfiniScale™ III InfiniBand switch silicon power the Sun Constellation System which includes an ultra-dense blade server platform, high-throughput, high-density storage, and 3456-port InfiniBand switch.  This system is based on non-proprietary and open source technologies and is expected to be one of the most powerful computing platforms in the world providing up to 1,7 PetaFLOPS of performance.

Designed for high scalability and performance, the ultra-dense blade server platform is based on the recently announced Sun Blade™ 6000 technology which integrates Mellanox dual-port 20Gb/s InfiniBand PCI Express adapter silicon. The Sun Fire X4500 data servers provide high-density and high-throughput storage offered with native InfiniBand connectivity. The 3456-port InfiniBand switch utilizes Mellanox InfiniScale III switch silicon chips.

“The combination of Sun's innovative blade server, storage and switch system technology and Mellanox’s leading InfiniBand adapters and switch silicon delivers outstanding computing performance that addresses a new era of PetaScale computing needs,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO at Mellanox Technologies. “With 3456 InfiniBand ports, the Sun ultra-dense switch reduces cost, power, complexity and the deployment time typically associated with large-scale HPC clusters.”

“The collaboration between Mellanox and Sun enabled us to build a PetaScale fabric with a cross sectional throughput of several hundred Terabits per second and a ping latency of less than two microseconds,” said Andy Bechtolsheim, senior vice president for Sun Microsystems. “With this fabric, the Sun Constellation System can scale beyond PetaFLOP performance using industry-standard fabric architecture.”

The first planned deployment of the Sun Constellation System is the Ranger cluster at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). The Ranger cluster is planned to support over 500 TeraFLOPS of CPU power which positions it to be one of the world’s most powerful general purpose supercomputers when it is fully deployed at the end of 2007.

About Mellanox
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, high-performance, InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity products that facilitate data transmission between servers, communications infrastructure equipment and storage systems. The company’s products are an integral part of a total solution focused on computing, storage and communication applications used in enterprise data centers, high-performance computing and embedded systems.

Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.

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